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Taliban narratives : the use and power of stories in the Afghanistan conflict

Author: Thomas H Johnson
Publisher: London : Hurst & Company, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Why has the Taliban been so much more effective in presenting messages that resonate with the Afghan population than the United States, the Afghan Government and their allies? This book, based on years of field research and the assessment of hundreds of original source materials, examines the information operations and related narratives of Afghan insurgents, especially the Afghan Taliban, and investigates how the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)967862280
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas H Johnson
ISBN: 9780190840600 0190840609 9780190911355 0190911352 9781849048439 1849048436
OCLC Number: 1084547405
Language Note: English text with selection in Dari with parallel English translation from the Dari.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvi, 376 pages) : illustrations.
Responsibility: Thomas H. Johnson ; with Matthew DuPee and Wali Shaaker.

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Shines a light on the Taliban's propaganda arm and its impact on the course of the war in Afghanistan.  Read more...

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